Apparel Production Assistants

We are in search of TWO Full-time, entry level, Apparel Production Assistants to work in our Design, Development and Production Department. 

Assistants will report to the Production Manager and are responsible for assisting with the design and development side of the garment production process. 

If you welcome a challenge, thrive on achieving as a team and individually, and want to work in the coolest building in Sonora, you would love it here. For the right candidate, there is significant opportunity for growth.

Responsibilities (Including but not limited to)

*Note: These are trainable opportunities. If you do not have experience in any of these particular areas, not to worry, but if you do, great news!

  • Assist with research and design into new product development as well as product packaging.
  • Assist with color research by maintaining and organizing color swatches.
  • Assist in sourcing and development of fabrics and trims used within the garments.
  • Review strike offs and lab dips as well as meter samples sent from our fabric mills to ensure that they meet our color standards and expectations.
  • Help create tech packs for new development while updating packs for current styles that include garment measurements, construction details, and fabric/trim information.
  • Organize and manage trim library and samples.
  • Help to schedule fittings with our local models and attend fittings by taking notes.
  • Spec proto and garment samples to ensure they are up to measurement, pattern, color, and quality standards.
  • Being able to thoroughly inspect garments for any errors found during production and/or quality control checks.
  • Maintain email correspondence with overseas factories when needed.
  • Coordinate and organize samples that we receive from our factories.

Skills and Qualifications

    • Basic skills in Excel are desired.
    • Experience in Illustrator is a plus but is also a trainable opportunity.
    • Having an eye for distinguishing between different colors within our seasonal and core palettes.
    • Being able to flex and pivot as things change day to day for priorities based on needs of production.
    • A fun and creative mindset.
    • Excellent communication skills. The ability to work well both independently and with a team.
    • Personal passion and interest for fashion and/or sun protection/skin cancer awareness is a huge plus.
    • The ability to manage a schedule and meet deadlines efficiently and effectively.
    • Positive outlook on life and good sense of humor mandatory!
    • Desire to grow and develop further within the company long-term.

The Questions

We really want to get to know you! Please help by answering the following questions (no right or wrong answers). We will only look at your application if these questions are answered. Please put your answers in your Cover Letter. 

  1. How would you define good work ethic?
  2. What do you think makes a good teammate?
  3.  What questions do you have for us?

The rock star we are looking for must be willing to become a part of a growing, hardworking team that is dedicated to making a difference in this world. If this job description speaks directly to you and your abilities and you are looking to add an amazing chapter to your book of life, then we look forward to hearing from you!

About Us

UV Skinz sells peace-of-mind from the sun’s damaging rays. We manufacture UPF 50+ protective sun-wear for all ages and make it a top priority to provide the highest quality, fashionable and affordable sun protection products on the market. Most people don’t realize that more than 3 million cases of skin cancer will be diagnosed this year or that 1 in 5 Americans will have some form of skin cancer in their lifetime. We want to help change these statistics by bringing products to the market that help families live sun safe while never forgetting how important it is to LIVE and HAVE FUN outdoors!

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $16-18/hour

Schedule: Monday to Friday 8AM-5PM PST. Some flexibility in hours can be considered if needed. 

Ability to commute/relocate: Sonora, CA 95370: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (preferred). 

Physical Setting: Office


- High School Diploma

- Having a degree or any experience from a fashion design school is a huge plus

- 1-3 years of previous job experience

- Alignment and connection with our company core values


- Health Insurance

- Profit Sharing / 401k

- Paid Time Off

- Paid Holidays

- Solid Employee Discounts

- SNACKS in a breakroom nicer than your kitchen

- The best company culture this side of the Mississippi


Qualified candidates please submit your resume and a cover letter* to

*Please submit a well-written cover letter along with your resume. Applicants without a cover letter will not be viewed or assessed. Please also review the three questions mentioned above and answer in a reply back to us. We look forward to hearing from you!